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LAB #3: Roots of Equations Introduction The root finding problem is the task of finding one or more values for a variable x so that an equation f(x) = 0 is satisfied. As a computational problem, we are interested in effective and efficient ways of finding one value
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Unformatted text preview: x so that the residual error , that is, abs ( f(x) ) is small. We hope this means that the approximation error is small. Today we will look at some nonlinear equations and a very simple method of finding an approximate solution....
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